Book fair an all-star event at Palm Pointe

Book fair an all-star event at Palm Pointe

The book fair at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition is in full swing and is an all-star event. Parents and students throughout the school are purchasing books and enjoying the display of all the choices of books. Books can also be ordered online from Scholastic. Pictured are Liani Rivera, left, younger sister of first grade Palm Pointe student Ariana Rivera as they shop at the book fair.

Palm Pointe students experience mock election

Palm Pointe students experience mock election

Students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition experienced the voting process by participating in a mock election for the President of the United States. Students read non-partial literature and reviewed real ballots before voting.  The simulated election connected students to current events and deepened their knowledge of the patriotic process. Pictured casting their votes are third graders Dustin Condra, left, and Sebastian Rodriguez.

Eighth grade Palm Pointe students create videos

Eighth grade Palm Pointe students create videos

Eighth grade students in Maurizio Apostolico’s Broadcast Communications class at Palm Pointe Educational Research @ Tradition are busy creating videos and taping segments on the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) program. Their videos are showing ways to earn rocket fuel at Palm Pointe and ways not to earn rocket fuel. Pictured, from left, are Annabelle Buttimer and Daniela Chavez working the cameras and Jessica Fouts and Serena Williams seated are acting out the scene.

Fort Pierce Central High cadets raise funds for  a good cause

Fort Pierce Central High cadets raise funds for a good cause

The Fort Pierce Central Army JROTC Cadets conducted a fundraiserrecently, called Celebrity Server!  The event was hosted at a local restaurant by the cadets from Fort Pierce Central High school. The event was to raise money for their program to be able to provide local needy families with complete Thanksgiving meal basket. The cadets asked their family, friends, and teachers to join in and buy tickets to participate in the event. The cadets help serve guests drinks, and helped clean up with the employees throughout the evening and after completion of the event.  The cadets successfully raised enough money to provide at least 10 families in the Fort Pierce area with a complete Thanksgiving meal basket.  Article written by The Cobra Battalion Public Affairs Officer Cadet Captain Veronica Acevedo.

Rivers Edge students cast their votes

Rivers Edge students cast their votes

On election day, Rivers Edge Elementary students in third through fifth grade cast their vote for President at precinct 0381 in the school’s computer labs. Students were successful in predicting Barack Obama as the winner based on their votes.